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Active ingredient: Eletriptan - Chemisty and Biological Activity

Chemisty and Biological Activity

Chemical Formula

C22H26N2O2S

Chemical Name

3-[(1-methylpyrrolidin-2-yl)methyl]-5-(2-phenylsulfonylethyl)-1H-indole

Chemical Structure

Molecular Weight

382.52 g/mol

Physical State

Solid

Melting Point

Not Available

Water Solubility

Readily soluble as hydrobromide formulation

Isoelectric Point

Not Available

Organisms Affected

Humans and other mammals

Phase 1 Metabolising Enzyme (1-st Step of Metabolism)

CYP3A4

Primary Drug Target
Name5-hydroxytryptamine 1D receptor
Gene NameHTR1D
Synonyms5-HT-1D; Serotonin receptor 1D; 5- HT-1D-alpha
Specific FunctionThis is one of the several different receptors for 5- hydroxytryptamine (serotonin), a biogenic hormone that functions as a neurotransmitter, a hormone, and a mitogen. The activity of this receptor is mediated by G proteins that inhibit adenylate cyclase activity

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